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   Seven Gables Bookshop, Inc. Records 1930-1979.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Seven Gables Bookshop Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1669
Bib ID:4079325 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Seven Gables Bookshop.
Title:Seven Gables Bookshop, Inc. Records 1930-1979.
Physical description:84.23 linear feet (175 boxes, 23 correspondence file boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. Please consult the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reference desk for further instructions. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Chronological.

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence and catalogs of Seven Gables Bookshop, and some early letters from Collector's Bookshop and Papantonio's Bookshop. There are many letters in the collection from major universities and colleges and from famous collectors such as C. Waller Barrett, Thomas W. Streeter, Jacob Blanck, and Josiah K. Lilley. Also, miscellaneous correspondence and notes of John Kohn.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. Please consult the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reference desk for further instructions.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Seven Gables Bookshop Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2013-06-16 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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CUL Collections:
CLIO
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ArchiveGRID
Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Book collectors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Booksellers and bookselling--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Collector's Bookshop.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kohn, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lilley, Josiah K.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Papantonio's Bookshop.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Papantonio, Michael.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop), 1883-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

Bookstore in New York City with John Kohn and Michael Papantonio, proprietors. The two men were formerly independent bookdealers and operated Collector's Bookshop and Papantonio's Bookshop.

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